Adelphocoris lineolatus

Adelphocoris lineolatus

''Adelphocoris lineolatus'', or the alfalfa plant bug, is about 7–9 millimetres long and 3 mm wide. These plant bugs are found in fields and other grassy areas, and tend to be attracted to lights such as porch and street lights. The adults can be seen between May and late October, ranging from Southern Ontario and the northeastern United States south to North Carolina west to Colorado. ''Adelphocoris lineolatus'' is an introduced species to Eurasia, but the date of introduction is currently unknown.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHemiptera
FamilyMiridae
GenusAdelphocoris
SpeciesA. lineolatus